The earth is a stunning place packed with more jaw dropping beauty than a football stadium crammed full of models.
I mean just think of mountains: Giant pillars of rock and razor sharp ridge lines. The sheer scale of these geological features fills you with awe, giving you a true sense of your size and place in the world.
Climbing up or racing down a ridiculous incline is also a guaranteed ticket to adrenaline town which is why so many of our favourite sports claim the mountains as their home turf, from wingsuiting and downhill mtb to climbing and snowboarding, mountains are nature’s play park.
Here are 23 epic mountain photos that are guaranteed to give you wanderlust.